Found December 21, 2012 on
The Week 16 matchup is the fantasy football championship for many league owners, meaning that the entire season all comes down to one single weekend. Many leagues have more than just pride at stake, with a rather large prize payout going to the winner. With that being said, can you feel comfortable going with an old school nostalgic feeling and start Green Bay Packers running back Ryan Grant as one of your backs or flex plays? If you listen to Packers’ coaching staff, the answer may surprise you. Alex Green is still getting over a concussion suffered last week against the Chicago Bears, so his availability is in question. Once he left the game last week, Grant came in to see many of the snaps, receiving 8 carries for 32 yards. The four yards per carry average was nice, although Grant did lose a fumble. Still, head coach Mike McCarthy kept feeding Grant the ball as the Packers tried to ice the game and help them lock up the NFC North after a rough start to the 2012 NFL season that ha...

Packers add 6 new players to injury list

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Following the Packers' division-clinching win Sunday over the Chicago Bears, coach Mike McCarthy was only aware of one new injury for his team: A hamstring issue for tight end Tom Crabtree. But after Wednesday's practice, there was a whole slew of previously unknown injuries affecting Green Bay's roster. Running back Alex Green and offensive lineman...

Alex Green Dealing with Concussion

Packers' running back Alex Green is questionable for Sunday's game against Tennessee due to a concussion.Fantasy Spin:Green is getting 10-13 rushing attempts per game when healthy which is just below the level he needs to be a solid fantasy RB2. Blame the Packers' great passing game, but Cedric Benson was the only Green Bay back this season to thrive in this offense.

Alex Green Not Practicing Thursday

Packers' running back Alex Green (concussion) didn't practice Thursday. SOURCE: Pete Dougherty, Green Bay Press-GazetteFantasy Spin:Green is running out of days to be cleared to play Sunday and will likely miss the game. Ryan Grant, DuJuan Harris and John Kuhn would handle the rushing duties in Green's absence, but none of those players is an attractive option for Week 16.

Injuries keep popping up for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. Following the Packers' division-clinching win Sunday over the Chicago Bears, coach Mike McCarthy was aware of only one new injury for his team: a hamstring issue for tight end Tom Crabtree. But after Wednesday's practice, there was a slew of previously unknown injuries affecting Green Bay's roster. The 10-4 Packers have been hampered by injuries to big...

Fantasy Football News – Alex Green and James Starks Not Practicing

Fantasy Football News - Green Bay Packers running back, Alex Green and James Starks, both have not practiced this week. For different reasons, the Pack’s two leading rushers on the season have not been able to take the practice field leading up to the week 16 matchup with the Titans. This leaves the running back duties to newly signed Ryan Grant, rookie DuJuan Harris and veteran...

Packers Injury Report: Jordy Nelson, Tom Crabtree, Alex Green

While Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson and tight end Tom Crabtree have been ruled out for today’s game against the Tennessee Titans, running back Alex Green is questionable to play. Despite missing an entire week of practice after suffering a concussion last weekend against the Chicago Bears, Green hasn’t been ruled out for today’s matchup with the Titans. Missing...

Enemy Intelligence: Green Bay Packers

  The Green Bay Packers are coming off a 21-13 road win against the Chicago Bears that improved their record to 10-4 on the season and clinched the NFC North title. Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes to James Jones to stake the Packers to a 21-7 third quarter lead, and the Bears weren't able to find the end zone again. That final score is deceptively close-kicker...

Woodson may prefer to return in playoffs

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Defensive coordinator Dom Capers made it sound like injured Packers defensive back Charles Woodson would play in the team's regular-season finale next weekend. Woodson wasn't so sure about that.But one thing is certain: Woodson, an eight-time Pro Bowl selection, will miss his eighth consecutive game Sunday with a collarbone injury."I don't feel...

Packers Injury Report: James Starks Returning for Playoffs

While their backfield, and team in general, has been mired by injuries this season, the Green Bay Packers remain hopeful that they’ll be getting running back James Starks back from injury for the playoffs, reports Tyler Dunne of the Journal Sentinel. "Definitely," coach Mike McCarthy said. "That’s what the medical staff is telling me. Starks’ situation...
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